Jake Hurwitz

Born as Jacob Penn Cooper Hurwitz, Jake Hurwitz is an American comedian, writer, and a part of Jake and Amir’s comedic duo. He became internationally famous after appearing in web series called Jake and Amir. After that, he has done several live shows and comedy podcasts.

Well, how well do you know about Jake Hurwitz? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jake Hurwitz’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jake Hurwitz to date.

Biography and Early Life

The birthplace of Jake is Spring Glen, Connecticut, where he grew up along with his four siblings, named Micah Hurwitz, Rachael Hurwitz, Eliza Hurwitz, Sarah Hurwitz, and Hannah Hurwitz. His father, Samuel Hurwitz, is Jewish by religion, while his mother, Laura, is Christian. Jake revealed that both religions were celebrated equally in their household and celebrated both Christmas and Easter and Bar Mitzvah.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jake Hurwitz in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jake Hurwitz’s age is 35 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 5 August 1985. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170 lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.


As his father is Jewish, he started his formal education by attending a Hebrew School. Then he transferred to Hamden Hall Country Day School. He got his high school graduation degree from there in 2002. To continue his higher studies, he enrolled in Hunter College, where he earned his college graduation degree in 2004.

However, information about his major is still unknown. Jake has always been interested in studies and various performing arts. After finishing college, he kept studying and relocated to attend New School University in New York. From there, he finished his studies two years later.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

After he started to do an internship in CollegeHumor Company, he met Bee Shaffer in 2009, who is the daughter of Anna Wintour, the famous fashion editor. The duo worked together in College Humor. However, the relationship didn’t last long, and the couple broke up three years later, in 2012, for unknown reasons. Next year he met Jillian Vogel, who is a producer by profession, and the pair started dating. After dating for five years, Jake got married to her in 2018 at a private marriage party.

Is Jake Hurwitz Gay?

Jake has been married once till now. Before that, he has dated few other women during his college and after college. He dated Bee for three years. After that, he was in a long-term relationship. Currently, he is in three years long, loving heterosexual marriage relationship. He has never heard of getting linked to any men ever. These facts prove him to be straight. It is safe to assume that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

In 2005, Jake started his career as a writer on the comedy website named Collegehumor. After finishing college, he became an intern at the same company and later became a permanent employee. He started to write and act comedy sketches. However, he was initially uncomfortable in front of the camera after he started to love it.

In 2009, he got the opportunity to host the second season of a game show named BFF. The show became a huge hit and was watched more than 500000 times. In 2006, he met his future colleague Amir Blumenfeld, and the duo started writing their comedy characters. In 2013, they started their new podcasts named Jake and Amir. The podcast got positive reviews.

In 2016, they started their second comedy series named Lonely and Horny. CollegeHumor produced the second season of the season. In 2018, the duo began their Dungeons, and Dragons-themed series called Not Another D&D. The second season of the series was released in 2020. Both of the seasons have been accepted positively by the audience.


Jake has established his name in the field of comedy through his hard work and dedication. In 2009, he got two nominations in the Streamy Awards along with Amir Blumenfeld and Ray Hounsell. Next year he got nominated again in the Best Male Actor in a Comedy Web Series category. Three years later, in 2013, along with Amir Blumenfeld, he got nominated for The Streamy Awards in the Best Male Performance category. However, he didn’t win any awards till now. But his fans are sure that lots of prestigious awards are on the way because of his fantastic work.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jake Hurwitz in 2021

According to the year 2021, it has been revealed that Jake has an estimated net worth of $1 million which he has made through his very successful career as a comedian in the industry. He has appeared in several comedy shows and hosted various live shows back to back. He has also written many articles for both online and print media, from where he manages to earn a considerable sum of money.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Before attending school, he has a bar mitzvah.
  • He loves dogs and frequently posts his pet photos.

Jake Hurwitz is a fantastic comedian who loves to make people laugh through his work, mostly in TV shows. He always wanted to be in the entertainment industry to entertain people. He has fans from all over the world and talks to them through his social media platforms.


Facts of Jacob Penn Cooper Hurwitz

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJacob Penn Cooper Hurwitz
  • birthplaceHamden, Connecticut, United States
  • Date of Birth August 05, 1985
  • Age 38 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$1 million
  • professionComedian, Writer, Actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 77 Kg, In Pounds – 170 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 183 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolHamden Hall Country Day School

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